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SOURCE NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc.
AMITYVILLE, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just one week after New Year's Day 2013 as the entire country looked forward to a fresh start, a school shooting occurred in Fort Myers, FL leaving one young man dead. Three days later, another school shooting in Taft, CA and five days later two more in St. Louis, Missouri and Hazard, Kentucky. Following that, more than 30 shootings occurred in schools across the country leaving 26 students dead and another 35 wounded. Enter 2014, another fresh start and another 7 students dead, and 32 wounded. Since 2000, there have been 150 shootings resulting in 181 deaths. Why is this still happening? And how can we stop it?
Richard L. Soloway, noted security expert and Chairman of NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSC) (333 Bayview Avenue, Amityville, NY 11701  842-9400 http://www.napcosecurity.com) notes that "all of these school shootings could have been stopped or severely limited by controlling the shooter's initial and continued access into the school with weapons and ammunition." He has compiled a list of security measures and manufactured "LocDown™ Solutions" that can be used to keep children safe at school:
Other tips that schools may implement immediately include:
About NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc.
?NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSC) is one of the world's leading manufacturers and solutions providers of high-technology electronic security, connected home, school lock down systems, video, fire alarm, access control and door locking systems. The Company consists of four Divisions: NAPCO, its security and connected home segment, plus three wholly-owned subsidiaries: Alarm Lock, Continental Instruments, and Marks USA. Headquartered in Amityville, New York, its products are installed by tens of thousands of security professionals worldwide in commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and government applications. NAPCO products have earned a reputation for innovation, technical excellence and reliability, positioning the Company for growth in the multi-billion dollar and rapidly expanding electronic security market. Chairman Richard L. Soloway¹s comments on all aspects of security have appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Business Week, Forbes, Crain's New York Business, Newsday, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Entertainment Weekly, Detroit Free Press, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Transcript and The Robb Report among others. NAPCO has a stock market capitalization of over $100 million and employs more than 800 employees worldwide. For additional information on NAPCO, please visit the Company's web site at http://www.napcosecurity.com and for information on Richard L. Soloway visit www.richardsoloway.com.
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